Tag Archives: BLADE Show

Red Horse Knifeworks

Edward Kim is the driving force and maker behind Red Horse Knifeworks.  He brought some incredible wares to BLADE Show 2015.  Kim is a martial arts practitioner and a former private security contractor.  These facets of his background give him … Continue reading

Posted in Knives | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

New Spyderco Para Military 3 Prototype

In the Spyderco booth at BLADE Show 2015, there was a knife labeled the Para Military 3, as in a “three-inch blade.”  It appeared to be a scaled down PM 2!  I am frankly partial to smaller EDC-carry knives. They … Continue reading

Posted in Knives | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

My New Zero Tolerance Hinderer 0566CF Folder

If you were following the BladeBarrelBezel.com Facebook page during the last few days, then you saw this photo.  I went to BLADE Show 2015 with an empty pocket.  I credit this to hurried packing, not a conscious agenda.  Because I … Continue reading

Posted in Knives | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

BLADE Show 2015 Coming Up

Cobb Galleria beckons.  BLADE Show 2015 is this week.  There will be 300 booths and nearly 700 tables at this, the world’s largest knife show.  For an enthusiast, it is Nirvana.  No, not the band.  I will be driving up … Continue reading

Posted in Knives | Tagged | Leave a comment

New Spyderco Ronin 2

Just after Blade Show 2014, I posted a Photoshopped image I had made of the Spyderco Ronin 2 prototype I handled in their booth.  Since the “Golden Bug” does not allow photographs to be taken of their protos at shows, … Continue reading

Posted in Knives | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Zero Tolerance/ Dimitry Sinkevich 0452CF

Zero Tolerance and Dmitry Sinkevich have a new knife out for 2015.  Well, not new, but a keen variation.  Introduced at SHOT Show 2015, the ZT 0452CF flipper is a play on the ZT 0454, Best Overall Knife at Blade … Continue reading

Posted in Knives | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Guardian Tactical Knives

Guardian Tactical, Inc. bills themselves as “Superior Knife Manufacturing.”  You have already seen their prowess in making Rat Worx’ knives.  At Blade Show, I actually visited Guardian Tactical before Rat Worx and the Guardian guys urged me to go right … Continue reading

Posted in Knives | Tagged | 6 Comments

Spyderco Ronin 2 Prototype

Way, way on the bottom of Spyderco’s Blade Show prototype showcase, I spotted a mockup of the Ronin 2, Michael Janich’s next evolution of the Ronin fixed blade knife.  My Canon DSLR begging to be used, I examined the Ronin … Continue reading

Posted in Knives | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Spartan Knives Nymph Slipjoint Folder

Somehow in the constellation of knives at Blade Show, I missed seeing the Blade Show 2014 Most Innovative American Knife of the Year–The Spartan Nymph. From Spartan Knives:  NYMPH – Intregral Frame Slipjoint This small titanium folder is the result … Continue reading

Posted in Knives | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Turning Point Knives at Blade Show

Turning Point Knives had some real eye-catching knives at the Blade Show.  Custom knifemaker Tom Heard acid etches 1095 carbon steel in interesting patterns for these small friction folders he calls the Chili Pepper. Since each design is done by … Continue reading

Posted in Knives | Tagged | Leave a comment